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What can I do to help my younger brother who has Autism?

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June 25, 2019 / By Mahali
Question: I know there is no cure for it. My little brother is overall mild, but is severe according to speech. He doesn't talk much, and only knows a few words such as, "Hi,". My little brother used to have speech therapy, but we can no longer afford it (Charging $20+ per hour) and the government sent ones don't help well. There was a public school that actually helped him a lot, but he was sent to a new school built in our neighbor which doesn't have much of a program to help children like him. Sometimes, I try to teach him like his previous tutors but he is just so stubborn. He seems to cry each time I try. I don't like to think about it, but will happen in the feature? What if my parents die early and I can't take care of him? There's so many worries I have. A lot of sites make it seem like there is no hope for the feature. Can he truly get better? I'm not sure if wheat and bread products only have glutton, but he is allergic to wheat, and a lot of other things such as milk and pork. I will tell my mother about the diet. :] He knows a few sign language signs but he doesn't really use them anymore. :[ He just drags you to whatever he wants. Ex: Takes you to the radio to change CD, etc. I noticed that my mother is apart of a supportive group, but from what I have seen, it is just a pamphlet of advice we already know. We live in Texas, he is 10, but is very short for his age due to medication that alters his behavior. (Calms him down.) I think the rest of my family gave up on him. They seem to think he can't get better and don't actively pursue solutions like they used to.
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Jehovah Jehovah | 9 days ago
You are a good big sister. If the new school does not give him the help, like speach therapy, That School Has to send him to another school to get the help. If they dont do that they need to get the help he needs in the school. This is a law called no child left behind. How old is your brother? And what state do you live in? I have some sites you and your parents may like for some help for your brother. Best wishes to you.
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Jehovah Originally Answered: What can I do to help my younger brother who has Autism?
You are a good big sister. If the new school does not give him the help, like speach therapy, That School Has to send him to another school to get the help. If they dont do that they need to get the help he needs in the school. This is a law called no child left behind. How old is your brother? And what state do you live in? I have some sites you and your parents may like for some help for your brother. Best wishes to you.

Gedaliah Gedaliah
all u can do is to prepare ur brother 2 face life correctly, i knew a little boy " 4 yeras" who had the same condition, he was very shy and scary he used 2 cry if he saw somone do, his parents put in a center ( like any regular school but with apicialists ) that deals with this condition, now he is doing bertter, so all u and ur parents can do is 2 ask a spicialist about good centers in ur area, they wl tell u exactly what u should do and what u shouldn't, because ur over care might spoil him whish u lock
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Dickie Dickie
Sorry you have so many worries , it is a difficult subject .. do you use Makaton , sign language it might be of some help to you and your brother . I do know a little about Autism . Have you got in touch with the society ? am hoping they will assist you and your family at no cost ! bright lights and sounds are upsetting to most autistic people . Please get in touch with the charitable societies that can assist you .. wishing you well
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Billy Billy
Autism is hard but know that he will be ok! ur love and support will do wonders! There is a diet called gluten-free diet and has been proven to aid in autism! there are numerous websites about how to live gluten free or to have a celiac diet! search it on google and show ur mom! its hard ..... it means eliminating wheat flour, rye, barley, and oats but it is effective
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Acer Acer
there are a number of categories of autism. while he performs with toys does he line them up? while he does like somebody does he basically communicate some particular concern? How long has he been listening to those soundtracks? while hes in a team of extensive human beings i.e. a mall does he freak out? those are many of the signs and indicators of a definite form of autism.
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Sophie Sophie
My video on Asperger's (a type of autism) might help you http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbgUjmeC-4o
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Sophie Originally Answered: I was starved in a foster home when I was younger...?
It depends if you want to seek help or if you think you can work through things yourself. If you feel you are strong enough to do this yourself....you need to do some homework. Not just on the effects of anorexia but dealing with your mental health as well. Your biggest hurtle is your fear of starvation. Meditation may help. You are an adult now....you are the one in control of your life and you do not need to be dependent on someone else to provide you food. You need to tell yourself over and over....if I want that I can have it...but right now you don't want it. Following a diet plan will also help. You can control your calories so you know what you are taking in in order for you to lose weight but you will also be able to see what you have available to eat all day and will be less stressed knowing you do have another meal ahead. You would do well to follow the 6 small meals a day type of plan...where you eat a decent breakfast and then a small snack a few hours later, then lunch followed later with a small snack and finally supper followed by an evening snack. Maybe check biggest loser for a plan (or even go to your library) or search the net and create a plan you feel comfortable to and feel you can control the calories on. If you feel better when you eat...than concentrate on good for you foods like fiber rich crackers, fresh fruits and veg, yogurt. Get the snack size ziploc bags and make up small portions to keep with you Don't forget about exercise. If you feel hungry, get out for a walk. You would be amazed how calming it can be just to get out and get some fresh air. You have the internet which can offer a wealth of information for you to draw on. This is a link about anorexia that you might find helpful in answering what effects you may or may not have to live with. http://www.helpguide.org/mental/anorexia_signs_symptoms_causes_treatment.htm#effects Don't rule out getting help. This may be bigger than you can handle by yourself. You may need someone to work with you while you get control of your fear and than move forward from there. You are a strong person to have lived through what you have in your life and you show your strength by deciding to face your fear. That strength will get you through this.

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